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# If a band is played on the moon the sound will

 A) reverberate B) be heard by us faintly C) be heard upto 10km from it D) not be heard at any distance at all from it

Answer:   D) not be heard at any distance at all from it

Explanation:

As there is no atmosphere surrounding the moon, the sound from any band that is played there cannot travel outwards there is no material medium  surrounding it for its propagation.

Subject: Physics
Q:

A disk and a sphere of same radius but different masses roll on two inclined planes of the same altitude and length. Which one of the two objects gets to the bottom of the plane first ?

 A) Depends on their masses B) Sphere C) Disk D) Both reach at the same time

Explanation:

Time does not depend on mass, else

$\inline \fn_jvn T \prec \sqrt{\left ( 1 +\frac{k^{2}}{R^{2}} \right )}$

$\inline \fn_jvn \frac{k^{2}}{R^{2}}$  => is least for 'sphere' and

hence least time is taken by sphere.

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Q:

A potentiometer wire is 100 cm long and a constant potential difference is maintained across it. Two cells are connected in series first to support one another and then in opposite direction. The balance points are obtained at 50 cm and 10 cm from the positive end of the wire in the two cases. The ratio of the emf's is :

 A) 3:4 B) 5:4 C) 5:1 D) 3:2

Explanation:

In series : E1 + E2 = K(50)

In parallel : E1 - E2 = K(10)

E1 + E2 / E1 - E2 = 5/1

=> E1/E2 = 3/2

The emf's are in the ratio of 3:2.

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Q:

What is the maximum velocity with which a body of mass 'm' must enter a vertical loop of radius 'R'so that it can complete the loop ?

A) $\inline \fn_jvn \sqrt{2gR}$   B) gR   C)  $\inline \fn_jvn \sqrt{5gR}$  D)  $\inline \fn_jvn \sqrt{2g/R}$

 A) A B) B C) C D) D

Explanation:

To complete the vertical loop, the minimum speed required at the lowest point  = $\inline \fn_jvn \sqrt{5gR}$ .

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Q:

Which of the following group of elements are diamagnetic ?

 A) Argon, copper, silver B) Hydrogen, argon, copper C) Oxygen, copper, silver D) Hydrogen, oxygen, Argon

Explanation:

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Q:

At the Curie temperature, the ferromagnetic materials get converted into

 A) Diamagnetic materials B) Non-magnetic materials C) Paramagnetic materials D) None of the others